Richardson, Susie Mae "Granny" Hammontree (LaFayette)

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Susie  Mae  “Granny”   Hammontree  Richardson,  83,  of  LaFayette, GA,  died  Thursday,  February 21, 2013.

She  is  a  member  of  the  Naomi  Baptist  Church.  Granny  worked  formally  with  Pruetts  Food  Town,  E.T.  Barwick  Mill,  and  the  Dollar  General  Store.

She was preceded  in  death  by her husband,  Dewey  Richardson, Jr.;  parents,  Eddie  and  Agnes  Puryear  Hammontree;  sisters,  Louise  Williams  and  Laura  Byers;  and brothers,  James  Hammontree,  Virgil  Hammontree,  Clay  Hammontree  and  Judson  Hammontree.

She is survived  by  her daughter,  Linda  Richardson,  of  LaFayette;  sons,  Randall  (Carolyn)  Richardson,  of  LaFayette,  Myron  (Phala)  Richardson,  of  Soddy-Daisy   and  Skipper  (Doris)  Richardson,  of  LaFayette;  sisters,  Edith  Boyd,  of  Rocky  Face   and  Mildred  (Reynolds)  Crowder,  of  Chickamauga;  ten  grandchildren; 17  great-grandchildren; and  several  nieces  and  nephews.

Funeral will be held from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Sunday, February 24  at  3 p.m.  Service will be conducted  by  Rev.  Garland  Hullender and  Rev.  Charles  McElhaney. Interment will follow in  the  LaFayette  Memory  Gardens.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.


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